29.05.2020

Capacity allocation on the Polish – German border starting from 6 July 2020

In accordance with  the ACER decision of 6 August 2019 on the selection of a platform for capacity booking at the border between Poland and Germany, the platform to be used for the allocation of at Mallnow and GCP GAZ-SYSTEM/ ONTRAS for the next three years, shall be the RBP ("Regional Booking Platform").

As of 6 July 2020, capacity bookings for the primary and secondary market at interconnection points Mallnow and GCP GAZ-SYSTEM/ ONTRAS shall be made via the Regional Booking Platform (RBP). The first capacity auction via RBP will start on 6 July 2020 at 9.00 am (CET). The subject of the auction will be firm capacities offered as yearly products over subsequent gas years. Auctions for short-term products will also take place on 6 July 2020. Other auctions will be held in accordance with the ENTSOG Auctions Calendar, available on RBP.

As already announced the precondition for participation in auctions organised via the Regional Booking Platform (RBP) is signing an agreement with RBP and obtaining an appropriate electronic certificate. Market participants interested in allocating capacities at interconnection points on the Polish – German border are encouraged to review presentation with instructions on the RBP registration process as well as the terms and conditions of participation in auctions and use of the platform functionality. During the registration stage as well as during participation in auctions of products offered by GAZ-SYSTEM and GAZ-SYSTEM ISO, market participants will offered technical support by the RBP operator as well as the Customer Service Team GAZ-SYSTEM .

Details of the changes regarding the platforms for capacity booking at interconnection points at the border between Poland and Germany, used by GAZ-SYSTEM and GAZ-SYSTEM ISO until 5 July 2020 and as of the annual product auction to be held on 6 July 2020, can be found below. klient@gaz-system.pl

For any additional questions regarding capacity booking at interconnection points at the border between Poland and Germany, please contact: klient@gaz-system.pl

 

GAZ-SYSTEM is a strategic company for the Polish economy. It is responsible for the transmission of natural gas, manages the most important gas pipelines in Poland and owns the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście.

As part of the 2015-2025 investment programme, GAZ-SYSTEM is constructing over 2000 km of new gas pipelines in the western, southern and eastern parts of Poland. Over a dozen new gas pipelines are under construction within the North-South Gas Corridor and the compressor station in Kędzierzyn Koźle, as well as interconnections with Lithuania and Slovakia. Onshore gas pipelines are planned to connect the planned FSRU floating terminal in the Gulf of Gdansk with the national transmission system. The LNG Terminal in Świnoujście is also being extended, as a result of which the regasification capacity of this facility will be increased by more than a half.

The company is also implementing one of the most important infrastructural projects in the country - the Baltic Pipe project which consists in the construction of a two-way offshore gas pipeline connecting Poland and Denmark, expansion of the local transmission network and three gas compressor stations.

 


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